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The Rising son. (Kansas City, Mo.) 1896-19??, August 14, 1903, Image 1

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;J3i Major William Warner, one of MIs
sourl's best and purest men of the old
l school, addressed 20,000 Mlssourlb-as
; at Humansvllle, August fith, 1903.
"1 Major Warner spoke as follows:
The struggle for the integrity of a
, ixovernment by the people did not end
at Appomattox. The war between hon-
;.;f8ty and corruption is ever on.
'iitween these Irreconcilable ' forces the
$attle baa been waged ever since Esau
old hla birthright. The corruptionist
k j I M ine enemy oi society uuu goveru-
ment. In his insatiable greed for fain
jj1; le barters party, friend and country,
jk VV-f'He masquerades as the friend of the
j people that he may put money in his
f'l ?i- Punse. Money is the beginning, the
:';?'. -middle and the end of every official
,35jf act of the boodler. He permits neitner
Tils alleged politics nor his assumed
Tellglon to Interfere wlh his gather
ing in the corrupt loaves and fishes of
The Major's remarks will no doubt
have a wholesome Influence upon the
lionest people of the state of Mlssour.'
Major Warner Is known the state over
as a staunch advocate of right. l"
speaks his sentiments upon justice to
mankind regardless of color. The
Major Is known to have offered strou;
defence for the worthy and honorable
Negroes of this country. He is regard
ed as a champion of all that Is just,
good and true.
There Is a movement on foot in
Kansas City, championed by some of
the race, which has for its purpose the
establishing of a- first-class steam laun
dry. The object la to provide employ
ment for our women who are first
class laundresses.
There was an enthusiastic meeting
held at th Vine street Baptist church
on Tuesday night, the 21st, which was
attended by some of the most promi
nent men and women of the race.
This laundry is to be run by colored
men and women, nd owned by them,
wltii all the modern first-class ma
chinery necessary for such an insti
tptlon. Much of the stock has al
ready ben subscribed, and on Tuesday
night, July 28, there will be another
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mass meeting of the colored people at
the Vine Street Baptist church, to
which all well-wishers of the enter
prise aTe Invited to attend and catch
the spirit of do something for our
selves and open an avenue for our
boys and girls, as the white people do
for theirs.
The men behind this move Intend to
see to It that this enterprise Is a go.
Come out and take some stock and be
convinced that the colored brother cau
do something for himself.
The stock is divided into shares of
one dollar, but the purchaser of shares
can take any number that Is desired.
Come out and help to save the
women and children of the race and
demonstrate to the world that we can
be a people, and by the help of Cod wo
wlH be. ,
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The Blind Boone Co. recently closed
the most successful and remunerative
season in the history of Ub career.
That the company is growing In popu
larity is evidenced by the big audiences
which greet it In every city along its
Itinerary., The fame of Blind Boone Is
for It Reaches More Homes of Colored Peop.o than any other Paper
Rev. R. Young and his members has
begun to remodel their church. They
will make the self-supporting' roof,
which will cost when completed 1700
or $800. They ask everybody to assist
them In the undertaking, which was
Mr. Frank Bolton returned home
Monday from Clinton, where he was a
delegate to the association.
The colored fair tnat was held In
Higginsville was quite a sitccess, hut
not as many horses as they expected.
Next year they promise to make It
what it ought to be.
Mr. Perry Burton was killed by the
train Saturday ne&T the Lexington
depot and was burled Sunday, August
9th, 1903. He leaves a mother and
father, a brother and several sisters
known far and near and his splendid
and unusual performances on the most
popular of all musical Instruments, the
piano, elicits profound attention from
his audience.
Mr. Lang Is thoroughly at home In
his station as manager of a musical
company. He not only accomplishes
much au a manager of a company, but
to mourn his loss. His father Is a car
penter In our city. We extend our
hetTtfelt sympathy to the family.
Rev. Gilbert's last quarterly meeting
will be held the fourth Sunday In this
Mr. A. W. Walker will leave Monday
to meet the grand lodge of the U. B.
F.'s at Macon City. Mo.
The Grand Chapter the order of the
Eastern Star, will meet here on tiie
27th. 2Sth. and 2Kth. and will dose with
a picnic at Hoffman's Park.
Miss Florence Talbntt spent a few
days In Independence last week".
Now Is the best time for the people
to go out and clean up the cemetery.
Some of you ought to go. Rome of
you will die soon and be carried out
there and be thrown Into the weeds.
Don't forget Mr. Hughes is In the
restaurant business. He solicits your
Mr. Daniel Green paid for the Rising
Son. Mr. Long also paid up for the
quarter, and we hope others will do
likewise. The Rising Son Is the only
negro paper ever read In this city for
six years. There are others that spring
up like a mushroom and are soon gone.
Every family ought to read the Son
because It is a p&'per of the race and
for the upbuilding of the race.
Mr. and Mrs. Webb's daughter are
now In Chicago visiting her uncle and
other relatives and friends.
A gospel tent meeting will be held
here under the auspices of the A. M.
E. and M. E. churcjies, beginning next
Sunday. August ICth, and continuing
two weeks. Sunday at 3 p. m. the Rev.
M. Collins will presvh and at S p. m.
Is eminently successful In his private
business affairs and a shrewd Investor.
Tli personnel of the Blind Boone Co.
Is ii credit to the Negro Race. The ter
ritory covered by the company during
the season just ended Is Iowa. Mlnne
sota. Wisconsin, North and South Da
kota. Canada. Nebraska, Colorado,
Kansas and Missouri.
Rev. W. T. Vernon. D. D. There will
l preaching every night by prominent
divines of Missouri and Kansas.
The Sexnd Baptist church was wry
successful with their picnic on the 4t.ii
of August.
The Lawn Social given by the Volun
tei r nand, August 6th, was largely at
tended. I'rof. IVttlgrcw, grand mnster of fan
U. 11. F.'s of the State of Missouri, vis
ited the societies here w eek before last
mid Installed the officers of Hie U. H.
F.'s and S. M. T.'s.
Mrs. Sarah Hunter and daughter, of
Lexington, were tho guests of Mrs.
Caldwell last week.
I'rof. Chlnn. of Glasgow, spent a few
days In our city last week. There Is
something besides Masonic duties that
calU the Professor to Independence so
often. Come again, we we always glad
to see you.
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Whose careful management of the
of the best on the road.
Mr. Frank llolton, Misses Sarah and
Priscllla Graham and Mrs. Louisa
Jones passed through our city last
Monday enroute from Clinton, where
they had been nttendlng the Shiloh
Iti.vtlst Association.
Mrs. F.mnia Jackson, of Denver, nml
Miss Luella Maker, of New Mexico, lire
home visiting their mother and friend.
Mrs. Mollle Mason and daughter are
viclting relatives nt Great Fulls, Kits.
.Mrs. Goshit Connor gave n dinner
party at her resilience on South Spring
street last llliursday In honor of her
daughters and their friends from Kan
sas City.
Mr. Wm. Stanton, one of our coming
young men, Is preivrlng to inali lculato
lit Lincoln Institute this fall. IT Is
very enthusiastic over Ills going. V
wish hi in success mid llnjie others ui'O'
emulate him.
Mrs. Agnes Jenkins entertained nl
dinner last Thursday the following
persons: Rev. and Mrs. J. ('. Caldwell,
Mrs, Lucy Iolili ami Mis. Kmma Jack
son. Mrs. Georgia Grl)!gs was shocked I y
the lightning Inst Monday and knocked
iicoiisi lons. We nve glad to say, how
ever, that she Is recovering rapiillv.
Burn to the wife of Mr. Jackson, n
boy. The father Is all smiles.
Mr. A. W. Walker, correspondent for
tho Rising Son. spent last Sunday 'tere
Visiting relatives and friends.
Mrs. Clara Green and Mrs. Ellen
Hayes have been on the sick list, nut
ere convalescing.
A large delegation from here spent
the 4th In Wellington attending a bU
Now is the lime to subscribe for the
Rising Son. the brightest and newsiest
paper published west of the Mississippi
river. Only $l.!i) per year. Send sub
Owner Fine Massage Parlors at Excel
sior Springs, .Mo.
In the State.
Illlnd Boone Company has made It one
scriptions to the home office, 117 .
tltii St., Kansas City.
Sam Dli!i;s. the Junk man, Is bnck at
his stand doing business; ready to
buy If you have anything In his Hue,
Iron, brass, copper, leAd, bottles or
rags; junk of uny kind. Call and sco
W have In our midst Dr. McQueen
Carrion, dentist, who comes to this
city highly leconinieiiiled hi bis chos
en prolcnsioll. Ills ol'I'ico Is located
nt i u East 12tli Ssl., Kansas city,
Missouri, whoie he will lake pleasure
In watting on his customers. Calyl and
see lilm.
Brief Sketch of the Business Career of
W. A. Doxey.
Wbut Is considered one of the most
promising and remunerative enter
prises carried on by n business man of
color is the massage pallors and balli
house owtie.l and conducted by W. A.
lloey ami wife at Excelsior Springs,
Mo. Mr. Doxey Is high up in the ai'
of Mi.ssnKc treatment as well as his
estimable wife. Mr. Doxey litts ib'voieil
years to his art, employing the Swedish
movement, during which (Inn: thou
sands In quest of health at. the noted
Springs resort have availed tlienisel' "s
of the efficient trentuient at Mr. Imx
ey's establishment. The fact that Mr.
Doxey has been exceptionally success
ful in this profession has been due to
untiring i.'.tention to business. Mr.
Doxey is having an elegant new brick
building erected which Is about com
pleted nml which iie hopes to movu
Into within ten days. He has nui'lo a
large purchase of up-to-date, furniture
at Kansas City for his new establish
ment. The Negro race ought to hae
more Doxeys.
The Amiable Wife of W. A. Doxey and
His Asslstaut.

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